colony count


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col·o·ny count

(kol'ŏ-nē kownt)
Enumeration of individual colonies in a bacterial culture.

Colony count

A measurement of the growth of bacteria in a urine sample that has been cultured for 24 to 48 hours.
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If a confounding effect due to transfer of the cleaning agent into the laboratory samples were present, then the colony counts following transfer of that agent should be less than control.
10] decrease in colony counts after 24 h as compared with vancomycin as the most active single substance (Fig.
Colony counts in the media was, medium alone (83), medium + NaCl was (18) and medium + NaCl + betaine was (48), indicating that nearly three times as many colonies grew in the presence of betaine in the NaCl medium, than those grown in the NaCl medium alone.
This study revealed that sweet pepper fruits sold in Kasuwan Daji and Mahauta had a high aerobic colony count of 3.
10] cfu/ml in colony counts after 24 h by the combination compared to the most active single agent (12).
Although the countertop serum samples persisted until day 60, the colony count was very low, so additional survival is probably not more than a week or two.
The following assays were conducted: (1) turbidity of the growth medium (Benson, 1994); (2) colony count on potato dextrose agar plate (Benson, 1994); and (3) ethanol production.
We can't say that using chlorhexidine would lead to a reduction in infections following vaginal hysterectomy, but I think we can say that it is more effective than povidone iodine in decreasing bacterial colony counts," Dr.
Based on the colony count, the detection limits for both PCR assays were calculated.
A comparison of the collection efficiencies of surface swabs to contact plates resulted in contact plates yielding a lower initial colony count at time 0.